Victoria (Vicky) Santos joined UB in 2022. She has 15 years of experience as a communicator in higher education having served as the director of news and media services for the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, in Auburn, AL. Prior to moving to Auburn in 2004, Vicky was a journalist in the Adirondacks and then served as the director of public information for the Adirondack Park Agency. She holds a BS in communication (concentration in media management) from Fredonia State University.
Vicky is a parent to a human child and a dog child – both of whom are quite spoiled. Her husband Scott serves as an Empire Innovation Program Professor in biological sciences at UB. When she’s not working, Vicky enjoys quiet walks in the woods, watching superhero movies, reading, and cheering on the Auburn Tigers, as well as the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, and Bandits.